Main Session – High Performance Idea Exchange

Facilitated by Neil Stanley, CEO & Founder, The CorePoint

The High Performance Idea Exchange provides CEOs with a unique opportunity to discover best practices and to learn from the bankers who are implementing these ideas. Attendees will share their innovative thoughts and ideas in a…

Main Session- Getting Smarter: Branching and Branding Strategies for Growth

Facilitated by Sean Keathley and Gina Bleedorn, Adrenaline

While community banking consistently gets high marks in consumer favorability with 70% of customers citing the importance of personal banking relationships (ICBA, 2022), all banks have a critical need to scale in a marketplace that’s never been more competitive. M&A, expansion into new markets and attracting new customers all demand smart, innovative strategies in order to be successful. But as a community bank, you have two uniquely powerful assets to leverage: your brand and your branch network…you just need the right approach to unlock their full potential…

Main Session- Improving Organizational Profitability via Human Performance.  Why some banks seem to have a “secret sauce” while others are still looking for the recipe!

Facilitated by Mark Panciera, Pam Moore and Chris Scaffidi

Join The Pacific Institute for this highly interactive breakout as they share the state of “soft skills” growth strategies for individuals, leaders, and teams within banking.  Learn why mindset as an attitude or a way of thinking has such significant impact on your bank’s peak performance and some of the ways other institutions are making major breakthroughs…


Breakout Session: Industry and M&A Update

Facilitated by John Adams Principal & Head of Investment Banking, Sheshunoff & Co Investment Banking

Few expected the last two years to foster such strong bank earnings and asset quality.  As with much of the economy during 2021, bank stocks rebounded as did bank M&A activity and pricing.  With inflation persisting and interest rates set to rise,

Breakout Session: Doing MORE With Technology as a Source of Strength

Facilitated by: BankOnItUSA

To compete and thrive, community banks today must provide differentiated customer experiences, attract and retain talent, realize operational efficiencies, secure their systems, and comply with increasing regulations.  As your bank pursues its strategic goals and addresses related headwinds, technology should be more than a supporting afterthought – it should be an intentional part of your strategy…

General Session – Economic Update

Facilitated by Dr. Ed Seifried

This year continues to challenge our community bank CEOs like never before.  If the Fed does not achieve a soft landing, it is very likely we will face the prospect of an economic downturn or recession.  The major banking problem associated with recessions is, of course, loan quality issues.  Dr. Ed Seifried will report on what this means for community banking, the state of the economy…